Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: There’s been a lot written about bikes and the Occupy Movement here, at GRIST and Transportation Nation, but an article in Next American City makes the case that the Occupy Movement is a Livable Streets Movement (and vice-versa).  A must read, regardless of politics.

  • Mayor Announces Ambitious Plan for More Pocket Parks (LAT)
  • City Council, Developer, Scrap Agreement for 2.8 Acre Park at South L.A. Farm Site (LAT)
  • L.A. I Embracing Transit for the First Time in Decades (Frying Pan News)
  • BNSF Rail Transfer Yard in Long Beach Remains Controversial (Daily Breeze)
  • Occupiers March on DTLA, Media Freaks Out About Congestion (LAT)
  • L.A. Car Show Drops Greenwashing Premise, Celebrates Expensive “Power” Cars (Daily News)
  • New Design for AEG Station Looks Like Those Flying Column Things from Tron Upside Down (LAT)
  • Bike Shop Restaurant Opens in Calbassas (Biking In LA)
  • Citing the Ever-Present Threat of Terrorism, Sheriff’s Increase Bag Searches at Metro (The Source)
  • Reporting Road Repairs, Graffitti Going High Tech (Daily News)
More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill